some human fiber
me, i only burn.
two silver dollar eyes
confine a mind to yawn or yearn
when pretty pain bemuses
brain and tooth both crystallized
wayward pharisee relies.
for now i’m left with nothing
but the song and sky i love
at last the earth perfects
that speck of dust we each become
Meghan is a former classicist and recovering academic who creates poetry about love, depression, and writing itself under the alias writesallnight. You can find her on instagram @writesallnight.